Identification of the two missing bacterial genes involved in thiamine salvage: thiamine pyrophosphokinase and thiamine kinase. Academic Article uri icon


  • The genes encoding thiamine kinase in Escherichia coli (ycfN) and thiamine pyrophosphokinase in Bacillus subtilis (yloS) have been identified. This study completes the identification of the thiamine salvage enzymes in bacteria.

published proceedings

  • J Bacteriol

altmetric score

  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Melnick, J., Lis, E., Park, J., Kinsland, C., Mori, H., Baba, T., ... Begley, T. P.

citation count

  • 44

complete list of authors

  • Melnick, Jonathan||Lis, Ewa||Park, Joo-Heon||Kinsland, Cynthia||Mori, Hirotada||Baba, Tomoya||Perkins, John||Schyns, Ghislain||Vassieva, Olga||Osterman, Andrei||Begley, Tadhg P

publication date

  • June 2004